Allentown PA: After falling in their first game of the 2019-20 season to Providence, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms will try to get their first win of the season as they will battle the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday night at the PPL Center in Allentown. This will be the first battle against the Penguins for the 2019-20 season, the Phantoms went 6-4-2 against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton during the 2018-19 season.
After the Phantoms play the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, they will battle their longtime rivals the Hershey Bears on Saturday, October 12 at the PPL Center. Phantoms went 6-5-1 against the Bears during the 2019-20 season. Hersey will be entering their battle against the Phantoms losing their first two games of the season.
The AHL would announce its Hall of Fame Class of 2020 and it is the following
Robbie Ftorek, Denis Hamel, Darren Haydar, and Fred Thurier.
Phantoms announce Denis Hamel into AHL Hall of Fame:
Denis Hamel played for the Phantoms in 2010-2012 when the team was based in Glen Falls NY as the Adirondack Phantoms. During his two years with the Phantoms, Hamel played in 140 games, scored 48 goals with 48 assists for 96 points. Hamels becomes the sixth Phantoms players to be inducted to the AHL Hall of Fame, joining Rob Murray (2007), John Paddock (2010), John Stevens (2012), Peter White (Inducted in 2013) and John Slaney (Inducted in 2014).
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms games at home will be shown on Service Electric’s TV2 Sports & bring the action will be Steve Degler, Todd Fedoruk, Doug Heater, Dan Fremuth and Kristi Fulkerson!
Every Phantoms game will be on 1470-AM WSAN, 790-AM WAEB or via the Phantoms365 app and calling the action will be Bob Rotruck
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